It has become quite common for the media to add words such as “Israeli settlements are illegal according to international law” to every article that touches on the Palestinian-Israeli peace process. But is the reality that simple? Moshe Dan looks at this question in an op-ed in Ynet. He points out that the Geneva Convention…
The LA Times contends that the brutal murder of the Fogel family is part of an ongoing “cycle of violence” provoked by settlement building.
The BBC comes up with more excuses and deflection surrounding its callous coverage of a brutal terrorist murder.
Why did Sky News wait over 48 hours to cover a brutal baby killing terrorist murder – in a story highlighting settlements?
A mother, father and three of their children were stabbed to death. But the BBC is more concerned with “settlements”.
Channel 4?s four part drama “The Promise,” has caused a great deal of concern and prompted a number of complaints to HR UK.
When I scheduled a meeting with HonestReporting’s wunderkind graphic designer to make a mockup of what Backspin will look like (this is not the final look), nobody had an inkling that a decade’s worth of Palestinian documents would be leaked to the press, and that Hezbollah would choose Lebanon’s next Prime Minister all in the…
There was absolutely no news at the IDF’s Bethlehem checkpoint, but get a load of this photo serving only to dehumanize the army. Palestinians pass through a security checkpoint at the Bethlehem checkpoint in the West Bank. (AFP/File/Musa al-Shaer) More on photo bias here.
The results of the IDF’s inquiry are released. Will any of the media bother to report them?
Over-stretched Western news services rely heavily on arrangements with Palestinian free-lance writers and photographers who know the West Bank: the terrain, the language, the people, the mores. For better or for worse, Big Media coverage of the West Bank would grind to a halt without stringers. One such writer on my radar is LA Times…